Awards

Posted on Nov 26 2013

Spirit Awards 2014: Michael B. Jordan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o, and Yolanda Ross nominated

Awards season kicked off this morning when the 2014 Independent Spirit Award nominees were announced. Steve McQueen‘s 12 Years a Slave earned a record number of nominations, which includes Chiwetel Ejiofor scoring a best male lead nom for his powerful role as a free man kidnapped and sold into slavery, and Lupita Nyong’o for a best female supporting nom... Read More »
Posted on Nov 13 2013

Jennifer Hudson receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame (VIDEO)

Jennifer Hudson, who won an Academy Award for her role as Effie White in Dreamgirls, has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Winnie Mandela star was joined by her industry friends Clive Davis and Raphael Sadiq, along with her Black Nativity co-star Jacob Latimore. “I knew I would get emotional and I’m sure my mom... Read More »
Posted on Jul 18 2013

2013 Emmy Nominations: Kerry Washington, Don Cheadle and Alfre Woodard

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Thursday revealed nominees for the 65th annual Emmy awards. While the nominations for black actors and actresses aren’t as plentiful as we would hope, some of the nods are poised to make history. Kerry Washington received her first Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category for her... Read More »
Posted on Jul 15 2013

Danny Glover To Curate Sarajevo Film Festival’s Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award

MOSCOW — Sarajevo Film Festival has announced that Danny Glover will curate the Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award for 2013. The prominent actor producer and humanitarian will appear in Sarajevo to present this year’s Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award Winner. Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years. As an actor, his film... Read More »
Posted on Jul 01 2013

BET Awards 2013: Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington Win Best Actor and Best Actress

Jamie Foxx took to the stage wearing a Trayvon Martin t-shirt to give an emotional speech after winning the top acting honor at the BET Awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles, California. The 45-year-old, who plays a slave-turned-bounty hunter in Quentin Tarantino‘s Django Unchained, won Best Male Actor at the irreverent awards show. Foxx’s co-star Kerry Washington also... Read More »
Posted on Jun 10 2013

Watch: Cicely Tyson’s Tony Awards acceptance speech

Cicely Tyson gives an emotional accept speech after winning her first Tony Award for ‘The Trip to Bountiful.’ “I’m the sole surviving member of my immediate family. I’ve asked over and over again why. I now know why. It’s been 30 years since I stood on stage,” says Tyson. “I really didn’t think it would happen again in my... Read More »
Posted on Jun 10 2013

Tony Awards 2013 Winners: Cicely Tyson, Billy Porter, Patina Miller and Courtney B. Vance Make History

It was a historic night for black actors at the 67th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, who took home half of the top acting honors, including best lead actor in a musical, best lead actress in a play, and best lead actress in a musical. Legendary actress Cicely Tyson won her first Tony award for Best Performance by an... Read More »
Posted on Apr 30 2013

Tony Awards 2013 nominees: Courtney B. Vance, Cicely Tyson, Billy Porter, Condola Rashad and more receive nods

The nominations for American Theatre Wing’s 67th annual Tony Awards were announced early Tuesday morning. Performers from productions such as ‘Kinky Boots,’ “Motown The Musical,” Pippin,” “Lucky Guy,” “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” and “The Trip to Bountiful” were nominated in various categories. Only Broadway shows that opened since April 26, 2012, are eligible. The Broadway League... Read More »
Posted on Feb 24 2013

Oscars 2013: Red Carpet Arrivals

The best and brightest of Black Hollywood hit up the red carpet at the 85th Annual Academy Awards. Tonight, the Oscars, hosted by “Family Guy” writer Seth MacFarlane, was broadcast live from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Queen Latifah, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Chris Tucker, Zoe Saldana and Naomie Harris were some of the talented black actors who... Read More »
Posted on Feb 02 2013

NAACP Image Awards 2013: Red Carpet and Backstage Videos

‘Deception’ stars Meagan Good and Laz Alonso hit the red carpet. ‘Young & Restless’ stars Redaric Williams & Lamon Archey are interviewed at the 44th annual NAACP Image Awards Pre-Show Gala. Kerry Washington talks to press backstage after a night of huge wins. Tatyana Ali, Jamie Fox, Garcelle Beauvais, Laz Alonso, Alfre Woodard, and Columbus Short speak from the... Read More »
Posted on Feb 02 2013

NAACP Image Awards 2013: Red Carpet Arrival Photos

The biggest event of the year for black actors went down at the Shrine auditorium last night. Black Hollywood hit up the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards red carpet wearing their very best evening attire. Our favorites looks of the night included Emayatzy Corinealdi in a stunning plum shoulder less gown, Lance Gross in a dapper Tom Ford white... Read More »
Posted on Jan 15 2013

Adrian Lester Wins Best Actor at UK’s Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards

Adrian Lester  has won the best actor award at the Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards for his role as pioneering African-American actor Ira Aldridge in Red Velvet. Lester is the first black actor to recieve the honor. The winners were announced earlier today at an informal ceremony at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London. Each member of the Drama Section independently casts his or her vote based on... Read More »
Posted on Jan 14 2013

Golden Globes 2013: Red Carpet Arrivals (Photos)

There was a glimmer of black star power last night at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards  in Beverly Hills. Big names like Halle Berry, Chris Tucker, Kerry Washington, Denzel Washington, Thandie Newton, Omar Sy and Rosario Dawson hit the red carpet. Newbie actress Olivia Washington (Denzel’s 21 year-old daughter) also graced the red carpet for the first time. Halle Berry hit the carpet with... Read More »
Posted on Jan 13 2013

Golden Globes 2013: Don Cheadle wins best actor in a TV series for “House of Lies”

Don Cheadle of the Showtime series “House of Lies” has won the 2013 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy, marking his second win and third nomination. The winners were announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on January 13. Cheadle beat Jim Parsons of “The Big Bang Theory,” Alec... Read More »
Posted on Jan 10 2013

Oscars 2013: Denzel Washington and Quvenzhané Wallis Nominated

Oscars show host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards this morning at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Denzel Washington was nominated for Best Actor for his brilliant performance as Captain Whip Whitaker in Flight. Not surprisingly following all the buzz last... Read More »
Posted on Dec 11 2012

NAACP Image Awards 2013: Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Michael Clarke Duncan, Kerry Washington, among nominees

44th Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominations  MOTION PICTURE  Actor in a Motion Picture Denzel Washington – “Flight” (Paramount Pictures) Jamie Foxx – “Django Unchained” (The Weinstein Company) Morgan Freeman – “The Magic of Belle Isle” (Magnolia Pictures) Suraj Sharma – “Life of Pi” (20th Century Fox) Tyler Perry – “Alex Cross” (Summit Entertainment) Actress in a Motion Picture  Emayatzy... Read More »
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